Some Link on UN Millennium Review Summit of World Leaders 14-16 September 2006
Below is a list of some links to information on the UN Millennium Review Summit of world leaders to be held in New York on 14-16 September 2005. This summit is a five year review of the Millennium Summit held in 2000; where the Millennium Declaration was agreed and the Millennium Development Goals were set (but according to the US not signed up to).
Best site for links to comments of over 50 Civil Society Statements is at http://www.un-ngls.org/UN-summit.htm
President's Draft Negotiating Document for the High-Level
Plenary Meeting of the General Assembly of September 2005, submitted by the
President of the General Assembly - 6 September 2005
Latest UN draft outcome document 6 Sep 05 (continuously update and this site may have final agreed document). The proposals in the final declaration will be subject to resolutions in the General Assembly (not decide by the Security Council).
The Secretary-General's report "In Larger Freedom: Towards
Development, Security and Human Rights for All" April 2005
This is really the document the world leaders were set to consider.
That was for the most part based upon:
A more secure world: Our shared responsibility'. Report of the Secretary-General's High Level Panel on Threats, Challenges and Change. December 2004
Reform of United Nations Significant Element of U.S. Agenda
Some progress already made on management reforms, State's Silverberg says
A late US position press briefing August 31. The answers to the media questions are most revealing.
US Ambassador John Bolton's ("Dear Colleagues") suggested amendments to
President's Draft Negotiating Document for the
High-Level Plenary Meeting of the General Assembly of September 2005, submitted
by the President of the General Assembly - 5 August 2005
See http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2005/08/25/click-here-to-read-john-b_n_6210.html for a list of highlights.
Statement by Ambassador Anne W. Patterson, Deputy U.S. Permanent
Representative to the United Nations, on United Nations
Reform, August 2, 2005
US calls for a shorter document and outlines the eight elements the see as necessary in the final document.
"US Proposals for UN Reform, June 22,
http://usinfo.state.gov. and at www.acronym.org.uk
An early US position Paper.
Some Personal Comments on the US Proposals for UN Reform 22 June 2005 www.arcwebsite.org August 2005
2005 France and the United Nations. DEVELOPMENT, PEACE, SECURITY, HUMAN RIGHTS. WWW.DIPLOMATIE.GOUV.FR , www.minefi.gouv.fr , www.afd.fr
WHY THE UN MILLENNIUM REVIEW SUMMIT MATTERS TO THE UK
by KIM HOWELLS (07/09/05) - UK position a couple of weeks before the summit. 07/September /05
SHAPING A STRONGER UNITED NATIONS (02/09/04)
A very early UK position, given by Jack Straw
Declaration of the Millennium Assembly (summit) of the UN (Sept 2000) www.un.org/millennium/
Declaration of the Millennium Forum (May 2000). We the Peoples Millennium Forum Declaration and Agenda for Action www.un.org/millennium/
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